Albania Consolidates Position on European Drug Market

Albania Consolidates Position on European Drug Market

Date presented in the National Drug Report 2017 of the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA), an EU agency, show that over the last year Albania has consolidated its position in the European drug market. In last year’s report, the EMCCDA stressed the growing role of Albanian cannabis producer and main transit […]

The Only True Opposition Leader

The Only True Opposition Leader

Unexpectedly, the chief of the secret service, Visho Ajazi, accused of being in the camp of former Prime Minister Sali Berisha, resigned, allowing his deputy, proposed by Prime Minister Edi Rama. With this action he has made any possible resistance of President Meta unnecessary, as well as any attempt of the so-called united opposition to […]

Albanian Cannabis, Arrests in UK and Italy

Albanian Cannabis, Arrests in UK and Italy

While Prime Minister Edi Rama had promised to receive very high grades from the European Commission for his battle against drugs and organized crime, both the drugs and the know-how about their cultivation and trafficking appear to continue to be a successful export product. UK In the UK 23-year-old Albanian illegal immigrant D.S. was arrested for managing […]

Weed Cultivation Booms in Albania

Little Albania has become the largest marijuana supplier in Europe. How serious is the government's "war against the drug mafia"?

Weed Cultivation Booms in Albania

The coordinates for the operation were been given to the police chief, Saimir Rrustemi, directly from the Ministry of Interior Affairs. In the light of a street lamp, he goes through the prints once again: Google Earth satellite imagery, wooded mountain ridges, and yellow needles on it. It is just after four at night, and Shkodra, the largest […]

Rama Again Declares War on Drug Trafficking

Rama Again Declares War on Drug Trafficking

During a meeting of the Anti-Narcotics Task Force, Prime Minister Edi Rama called 2017 a successful year in the fight against cannabis, even though not a single criminal organization has been dismantled, and only lower-level drug traffickers have been apprehended. Their bosses, however, and their wealth, would become the next target of the government’s actions. […]

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